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n.1.(Bot.) A hood-shaped organ, resembling a cowl or monk's hood, as certain concave and arched sepals or petals.
2.(Zool.) A color marking or structure on the head somewhat resembling a hood.
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Valvae with costa linear; cucullus like halters; valvula sclerotized, sickle shape; sacculus shorter than costa, saccular process broad and elevated in front.
Among the latter we selected the record of Oelandograptus oelandicus (Bulman) and Aulograptus cucullus (Bulman) mentioned by Dean et al.
He characterizes the five acts in turn: the famous life of Thomas Wolsey, the divorce, cucullus non facit monachum, the coronation, and the holy day.
1] stalked, removed from Cu2; abdominal tergites curving over sternites (abdomen flattened); uncus reduced, short and rounded; socii present and separate from uncus; gnathos broadly triangular and broadly joined to tegumen; aedeagus blunt and straight or nearly so, lacking a flange; vesica of aedeagus with numerous scalelike cornuti located in a patch; sacculus lacking basal lobe or process; valve lacking lobe; distal process straight or slightly curved, the apex rounded or pointed; costal margin of valve straight or nearly so; valve broadest base to nearly 5/6 its length or nearly straight; cucullus rounded; costal margin of valve lacking a process; transtilla membranous and lacking lateral lobes and vinculum pointed without well developed anterodorsal process.
glenoides, with which it shares the following features: (i) carapace, cucullus, abdomen and appendages densely covered with long fine translucent setae; (ii)
Evidently the author was arguing the old adage cucullus non facit monachum (perhaps he had this, of something like it, in mind, for he began his listing with a general observation that religion was not to be found |i Pe wide hod' before he proceeded to itemize the specifics of black cape, white rochet and grey cowl).
Uncus bifurcated at base, 1/2 times as long as tegument, each fork medium-long, slender at apex, broad at base; tegumen wide and arc-shaped, socii broad and wide, incurved at apex and strongly setose, shorter than uncus; gnathos degenerated; 1 pulvinus between tegument and valva, finger-shaped protuberance at pulvini; valva clavate, wide and thick at base; cucullus thin and long, strongly sclerotized; juxta similar triangle-shaped; saccus medium-long and thin.
narino, but can easily be distinguished by the lack of deep pits on the cucullus and carapace, the absence of elevated tubercles on the distal half of the palpal tibia, and the unexpanded male metatarsus III.
paramediana has a slender and sharper uncus, a considerably shorter and more rounded proximal lobe of valva, a slightly broader, less rounded cucullus, a more slender tegumen, a significantly longer and more curved ampulla and a shorter, somewhat thicker aedeagus compared with those of M.
Uncus slender and long, sharp apically; tegumen relatively narrow; valva intermediate in size; cucullus arched; harpe slender and curved distally, shorter than uncus, sharp apically and bifurcate basally; sacculus intermediate in size, left processus blunt, right processus pointed; clavus triangular; saccus relatively broad (Fig.
The new species is very similar to Pangrapta lasiophora (Hampson, 1926) in its external features, but can be distinguished in that the new species has a darker wing ground color, a broader cucullus, V-shaped saccus and the straight and long vesica compared to lasiophora.
seminigra (Hampson, 1896), but can be distinguished from it by the narrowed wing without an antemedial line, the uncus broad medially with a curved and pointed apex, and valva slightly curved versus straight in seminigra; cucullus round, narrower than in seminigra; harpe robust with spur at apex; aedeagus longer than in seminigra; ductus bursae longer than in seminigra; corpus bursae without signa.